Explore the Queen's Jubilee in 2012 and Britain's royal heritage with exhibitions, event listings, features, news and web resources collected from museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
Those Victorians knew how to party... Ruth Hazard has a brush with Queen Victoria during an immersive Museums at Night at Lord Leighton's opulent gaff, Leighton House.
In June 1913 Emily Wilding Davison's cause of death was recorded as "misadventure". Bourne Hall Museum revisits the events of the day in a celebration of her life and the cause for which she died.
In what may be the most accurate representation of the King yet, a head based on scans carried out by Leicester Royal Infirmary will form a cranial summer centrepiece in York.
Maps of 16th century Muscovy, bespoke designs for Henry VIII, French and British silvers and diplomatic chariots - it's all in the V&A's perfectly polished new exhibition.
Following the discovery of Richard III's body, an exhibition looking at the evidence and methods behind the search - including a recreation of his skull - is proving popular.
Having matched DNA from the skeleton with descendents of Richard III, experts say they have proved "beyond reasonable doubt" that the skeleton is that of the King.
The amazing life of the daughter of Charles I and youngest sister of Charles II is remembered in a new exhibition in Edinburgh starring a beautiful full-length painting.
Experts have used X-rays and raking light to reveal the amazing truth behind a wrongly identified Lambeth Palace portrait, putting it on public display in London.
Historic Royal Palaces have lined up a brace of super sleepovers for Museums at Night 2013.
The official engagement card of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and a Christmas card featuring the Prince of Wales are among eight exhibits on show in London.
The National Portrait Gallery is exploring the life, death and rich cultural legacy of the Jacobean King we never had, Henry Stuart.
The National Museum of Scotland celebrates 250 years since the coronation of Catherine the Great with an exhibition of more than 600 items from the State Hermitage Museum.
Artist Kendra Haste's show about the Tower of London's menagerie past features the nail-eating ostriches and fishing bears who once made it an imposing fortress.
With a diamond count totalling over 10,000, Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration features an array of pieces worn during some of the most important events in Royal history.
Jubilee - A View from the Crowd looks at the festivities that took place in Victoria's 60th year as monarch through the eyes of the people that were celebrating it.